Associate, Investor Relations


Montreal, QC
Posted on March 11, 2024

Who we are:

Diagram is a venture builder and early-stage investor that conceives, launches, and invests in innovative companies. Since 2016, Diagram has raised 5 funds and launched over 20 new companies across North America. Working alongside experienced founders, Diagram combines access to capital, hands-on support, and a deep ecosystem of partners to launch and scale businesses. Diagram has 200+ investors, including 60+ entrepreneurs with >$15B in exits and a global network of corporate partners. Diagram is part of Sagard, a multi-strategy alternative asset management firm with over $25B in assets under management across venture capital, private equity, private credit, real estate, and royalties.

Summary of the role: 

We are seeking an Investor Relations Associate in Montreal to work within the Office of the CEO on all investor relations and fundraising efforts at Diagram. This position is a great opportunity to engage with all teams within Diagram, allowing you to deepen your experience  in the startup and venture capital sectors while contributing significantly to the growth and impact of our platform.

Your responsibilities will includes: 

  • Leading various initiatives endorsed by the CEO to enhance Diagram’s growth.
  • Collaborating with the legal, finance, and investment teams to prepare and organize key documents, including fundraising materials, due diligence responses, investor reporting, and related documents.
  • Supporting the leadership team in managing the fundraising process for future Diagram funds
  • Leading and enhancing Diagram’s branding and marketing initiatives
  • Serving as the main contact for investor inquiries and managing relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Organizing events for Limited Partners, including the  Annual General Meeting.
  • Maintain CRM and distribution lists for reporting, communications and events;
  • Enhancing and refining Diagram’s internal operations, methodologies, and best practices.

Our ideal candidate:

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in Investor Relations, Marketing, Consulting, or similar fields. Familiarity with the venture capital or private equity sector is beneficial.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and French.
  • Demonstrated financial and business intuition, with the ability to summarize complex financial and operational information and present it in a simplified manner.
  • Strong  interpersonal skills  with a demonstrated ability of building strong relationships
  • You are organized, curious, positive, hands-on, and detail-oriented, with a strong work ethic
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and embrace challenges outside your comfort zone
  • You are adept at navigating ambiguity and solving problems independently.
  • The role is based in Montreal.

 What you’ll get from us: 

  • A unique experience in a high-growth environment and a key role in the venture capital industry
  • Work alongside the Office of the CEO and a high caliber team, and have a direct impact on Diagram
  • A hard-working, supportive, and ambitious environment that fosters learning and growth.
  • A role that will allow you to push yourself, offering substantial opportunity  for career advancement
  • Competitive compensation, benefits and long-term incentive plan aligned with the success of our portfolio companies and our platform;
  • A comprehensive group insurance program which includes a health spending account, an employee assistance program and access to Dialogue telemedicine services
  • Fun traditions – We have team lunches, quarterly offsites, team outings, and many more fun activities including those organized by Sagard.
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